Tuggeranong Square Medical Practice

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Last modified 8/03/2010 16:31
Address Cnr Anketell & Reed Streets
Suburb Tuggeranong
Postcode 2900
State Australian Capital Territory
Branch Clinic
Phone 02 6293 2669
Fax 02 6293 2970
Notes
Email [email protected]
Website
No. of Doctors 7 Full-Time & 3 Part-Time
Opening Hours Mon-Fri: 8:00am to 6:00pm Sat-Sun: 9:00am to 6:00pm
Philosophy
Training style In the past we have offere a combination of training opportunities, including: 1. Sitting in with the doctor until confident to see own patients 2. Seeing identified patients for half an hour prior to the consult with the doctor, then presenting the case to the doctor. 3. Seeing the patient for one hour prior to consultation with the doctor to prepare Care Plans, and then presenting the Plan in an appointment 4. Occasionally attend home visits with a doctor 5. Do a home visit 1/2 - 1 hour prior to the doctor attending the patient's home, then presenting the case to the doctor 6. Assist the practice nurses to observe various patient treatments, vaccinations, wound management etc, discussing aspects of patient care and care planning 6. All aspects of practice management
Special Interest Some of the following speciality services we provice include the following: 1. Vasectomies and circumcisions 2. Contraceptive implants 3. Minor Surgery and suturing 4. ECG's & 24 hour blood pressure monitoring 5. Audiometry 6. Spirometry 7. Cryotherapy, surgery of skin cancers and sunspots 8. Childhood and travel immunisations 9. Plasters, including fibreglass casts and hire of crutches 10. Antenatal care, foetal heart monitoring and baby checks 11. Wound management
Support Team 3 Receptionists (Full-Time), 2 Receptionists (Part-Time), 4 Receptionists (flexible part-time), 1 Reception Manager (Part-Time), 1 Administrative Assistant (Part-time), 1 Administration Manager (Full-Time), 1 Finance Manager (Full-Time)
Allied Health Staff 1 Diabeties Educator, 1 Dietician, 3 Registered Nurses, 1Psychologist, 1 Psychiatrist
Amenities 10 consulting rooms, 1 treatment room, 1 antenatal room, 1 immunisation room, 1 casualty cubicle, 1 ultrasound room, 1 palster room, 1 immunisation room, 1 tea room and 1 conference room
Software RX Medical, MYOB, Excel, Medical Director
Internet TRUE
Patient Records Electronic
Medical Students TRUE
Equipment
Distance from Hospital 15 minute drive
Hospital services A & E, O & G, Geriatrics
Hospital Admitting FALSE
VMO rights at hospital Nil
Hospital Visiting Optional
Hopsital On-call Optional
Demographic Area
Community
Evening work
Night work
Weekend work
On Call We use CALMS, a registered out of hours serivce, so we no longer have seperate on call arrangments.
House Calls
Nursing Home Visits Optional
Procedure room activity
Adv Procedural Skills
Additional
Practice Manager Jeanette Middleton
Practice Type General Practice